Dumbbell Tenements

Apartment houses offering an improvement over standard long, narrow tenements by including air and light shafts between adjacent buildings resulting in characteristic dumbbell-shaped plans; common in New York City between 1879 and 1901, after which their construction was banned.

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  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300005733. The J. Paul Getty Trust.